A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found that households headed by someone born before 1960 are better off, while younger households headed by someone born after 1960 are generally worse off. Read More »
New research shows that Millennials born in the 1980s may have a more difficult time gaining financial ground
It’s no secret that Millennials continue to face a tougher financial reality, but just how far behind are they compared to previous generations when they were the same age?
Jason Dorsey weighs in on how the baby care industry can weather the Millennial storm
As the US fertility rate continues to hit record lows, major baby care brands are reeling from Millennials’ decision to delay parenthood.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, the US fertility rate fell to 60.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age in 2017, down 3 percent from 2016. Read More »
The Center’s Director of Research Elli Denison Ph.D. reveals the advantages of generational research compared to traditional market research
As the Director of Research at The Center, I get asked a lot of questions about the generations research we do for our clients.
What exactly is generations research? How is it different from traditional market research? What extra value does your focus on generations add? Read More »
Jason Dorsey sheds light on how certain industries fail to adapt to changing needs
It seems there’s a new headline every day about Millennials “killing” a different industry.
According to some hyperbolic articles, Millennials are to blame for the demise of marriage, doorbells, napkins and even breakfast cereal. But what’s really going on? Read More »
What can this industry do to stay afloat? Jason Dorsey weighs in.
Millennials’ decision to have kids later in life is sending shockwaves through the diaper industry.
So what can these big companies do to not only stay afloat, but to thrive in a Millennial market? Read More »
Many Millennials might not be prepared for the realities of the stock market
With several recent years of sustained stock market growth, some Millennials have ventured into investing.
Rather than turn to professional advisers, who tend to handle much larger amounts than most young people have to invest, many Millennials use ‘robo-advisers’ that offer low-cost, auto-piloted portfolio management. Read More »
The generation after Baby Boomers looks for equipment rather than classes
Look out, health clubs! Millennials might seem like your target market, but it’s actually Gen Xers that are signing up in droves.
According to the IHRSA 2017 Health Club Consumer Report, Gen Xers are more likely to join health clubs than any other demographic, even Millennials. Read More »
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Thanks for joining us as we continue to separate generational myth from truth! Read More »
Gen Z trusts people more than advertising, and it’s turning the fashion industry on its head
It’s no surprise that YouTube has profoundly affected two generations. Millennials who came of age during its rise, and Gen Z who have now figured out how to use the platform to its fullest potential—while make a living doing it.
Traditional marketing tactics, such as models in a magazine, aren’t as likely to reach Gen Z in an era of YouTube video. Read More »
Millennials are hitting the brakes when it comes to online shopping for cars
Millennials might not be shopping as much as their Baby Boomer counterparts, but the shopping that they are doing is largely done online.
According to an MSN poll, a full 62% of American Millennials plan to buy their next car in-person at a dealership. Read More »